Mom's Macaroni Salad

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by JMSnyder

My Mom has been making this salad since I was a kid and it has always been a summertime favorite. I don't usually measure, so the ingredients listed below are approximate. It is great by itself or as a side dish to your favorites from a BBQ.

Top Review by Loving Italian

Great recipe, a lot of room to add and subtract to your liking! Easy to make and feeds a good amount of people. The first time I cooked it, a friend told me it was the best macaroni salad she's ever had. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni and rinse under cold water.
  2. Place macaroni in large bowl.
  3. Chop baby dills, sweet pickles, green onions, celery and add to macaroni.
  4. Cube the cheddar and add to macaroni.
  5. Drain the can of olives and add to macaroni.
  6. Mix the mayonnaise into the salad and stir until salad is coated.
  7. Refrigerate for 4 hours before serving.
  8. Add salt and pepper as needed.

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